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How to Start A Business Career in The Philippines

2022-03-07

Business makes the world go ‘round since it’s a key industry that provides goods and services to the general public. Dahil dito, mahalagang handa at may kakayahan ang mga taong gustong magtayo ng sarili nilang negosyo. After all, a business isn’t built overnight.

To help you get started, here’s a breakdown of the things you need to do to enter the business world:


Knowing your course options

Picking the right course is the first step in building your future in Business. There are general business courses that will help you enter a variety of fields. Meron ring mga courses that are geared towards specific jobs kagaya ng real estate. Ask yourself if you want to build a startup company, or work in an already established business. The ‘right course’ will depend on your career goals.

For starters, here are some Business courses you can consider taking in college:

  • Business Administration
  • Real Estate Management
  • Customs Administration

Interested in any of these courses? Check out this helpful article: 5 Business Courses in The Philippines You Can Pursue


Choosing a school that offers your course

Now that you’ve chosen a course, it should help you choose the school where you can pursue it. A career in Business can be quite challenging. That’s why it’s important to study in a school that knows their business. Alamin kung anong negosyo ang gusto mong pasukin (food, fashion, real estate, pharmaceutical, etc.), and study in a school that specializes in it.

Check out some of the Bukas partner schools that can equip you for the Business world:

Compare your school and price options by using our handy course search tool!


Career options for Business graduates

Whether you’re planning to take a general or specific business degree, it opens up many job opportunities. Business is one of the biggest industries, and it takes a lot of people to run it. From marketing managers to sales representatives. You can even build a startup company if you want to be your own boss.

Here are some of top Business careers you should consider:

  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Business Development Specialist

Learn more by reading what these careers are all about: Top Business Careers With High Earning Potential


Skills you’ll need in the Business field

As a newcomer, you will need some essential skills, kahit ano pang Business ang plano mong pasukin. What will you do when you run into a logistical problem, when your teamwork isn’t quite working, or when the numbers aren’t adding up? These are situations you will probably encounter in the Business world. But there are skills to help you handle these.

Here are some Business-saving skills you need to develop:

  • Financial Management
  • Adaptability and Agility
  • Marketing

Get tips on how you can develop these skills in this article: Starting A Business? Start With Building These Skills



Ang Bukas mo, sigurado sa Business! Start building your future by applying for a Bukas tuition installment plan. We can cover up to 100% of your tuition and other school fees while you pay us back in low monthly installments. Your Business education is our business too. We know you can make it in the Business world!

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Written by: Bea Salcedo

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